Market Overview: Identifying The Tangible Opportunities From The IoT In Buildings

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Executive Summary

Internet of Things (IoT) systems for buildings are an expanding category of facility optimization solutions that hold great promise to drive building performance across equipment, building operations and workspaces. In a changing landscape of new innovation, emerging usage scenarios and improving economics of the more common scenarios, it is hard for real estate and facilities executives to work out precisely where the value lies. This report provides an analysis of IoT technologies for buildings and the ways in which executives can implement them to drive new value from their real estate.

Table of contents

Market Overview: Identifying The Tangible Opportunities From The IoT In Buildings
Real Estate And Facilities Executives Are Starting To Explore IoT Solutions To Tackle Their Most Pressing Challenges
Six Types Of Vendors Make Up The Core Ecosystem Of IoT Solutions
Rapid Technology Advances Are Making IoT Solutions More Powerful Every Day 

The Value Case For Building IoT
Current Real Estate Investments In IoT Focus On Solutions With Easily Measurable Outcomes
The Seven Best Proved IoT Use Cases In Real Estate
Real Estate Executives Have Only Just Begun To Scratch The Surface Of IoT Solutions’ Use Cases 

Table of figures

Figure 1. Components Of An IoT Ecosystem 
Figure 2. The Impact Of IoT On Real Estate Strategies 2019-2021 
Figure 3. Priority Level Of Obtaining Better Facility Performance Insights 
Figure 4. Typical IoT Use Cases In Buildings
Figure 5a. Emerging IoT Use Cases In Buildings (1 of 2) 
Figure 5b. Emerging IoT Use Cases In Buildings (2 of 2) 

Organisations mentioned

Accruent, Altair, Amazon, Aquicore, BUENO, ARCHIBUS, ARM, Artis Energy, ASDA, Asure Software, bGrid, Blue Pillar, Bosch, BP, BT, Building Robotics, BuildingIQ, C3 IoT, Carrefour, CBRE, Comfy, CoreNet Global, Cree, Current by GE, Daikin, Datatrend Technologies, Demand Logic, Disruptive Technologies, Ecorithm, Edison Energy, EFT Analytics, Eleven Paths, Enel X, Energy Profiles Ltd, EnerNOC, Enertiv, ENGIE, Enlighted, EnOcean, Envizi, Ericsson, eSight Energy, EUTECH Group, Facilio, FacilityConneX, Fagerhult, FM:Systems, FSI, Fujitsu, Gooee, Google, GPT Group, Granlund, GridPoint, HERE Technologies, Hilton Group, Honeywell, Horizant, Huawei, IBM, ICONICS, iOFFICE, IFMA, Immotix, Johnson Controls, KGS Buildings, KONE, Levaux, McKesson, Metretek, Microsoft, MIT, Moxa, Murata, Nokia, Nuvap, Office Depot, Panasonic, Panoramic Power, Phoenix Energy Technologies, Planon, PointGrab, Powerhouse Dynamics, PointGuard, PwC, Qualcomm, Rifiniti, Samsung, Schneider Electric, SCIenergy, Serraview, Siemens, Signify, SkyFoundry, SmartSpace Software, Spacewell, Steelcase, STMicroelectronics, Stryker, Switch Automation, Tango, TDK InvenSense, Telefónica, Texas Instruments, ThoughtWire, thyssenkrupp, TOSHIBA, Transformative Wave, Trimble, Trina Solar, Tyréns, Uber, UbiqiSense, Ultimo Software Solutions, United Technologies, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Vanti, Verizon, Walmart Group, WeWork, Wirepas, Wovyn.

About the author

Rodolphe d’Arjuzon

Managing Director

Rodolphe leads the Verdantix Smart Buildings practice. His current agenda is focused on the convergence of real estate and building software solutions and how to harness the IoT in smart buildings. Rodolphe has over twenty years of experience in technology research and strategy consulting. He co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and previously worked for Barclays Bank and L.E.K. Consulting. Rodolphe holds a PhD in Physics from Cambridge University.

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